15th June - Law News

Edition 3823: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011


 Today's Highlighted Video Story: Tredegar is a town in the Welsh valleys that changed the world. It’s medical aid society – and local MP Nye Bevan – provided the inspiration for the NHS. Nearly 80 years later, a small group of community film-makers with a keen sense of history set up a huge network of volunteers to help the people of the area through the pandemic. Now as another crisis hits, they ask where is the political will to learn from what groups like theirs did all over the country, and change the world again?

Focus of the Day Article: A new initiative extending pro bono opportunities to business operations professionals at large law firms has gone live, linking them with third sector organisations needing volunteers. Full story - Legal Futures
Saturday Conversations on Law

  • European Court of Human Rights grants urgent interim measure to stop removal of man to Rwanda | Scottish Legal News
  • Priti Vacant leaves it to others to defend Rwanda deportations
  • Judge rebukes Pauline Hanson staffer James Ashby for being ‘evasive’ during defamation trial #Australia
  • Best of the blogs - 11 June 2022 | Law Gazette 
  • Fury as government waters down post-Brexit food standards
  • A last-minute legal battle is under way over the UK government's first flight transporting asylum seekers to Rwanda. The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) says it has blocked the removal of one of seven passengers due to depart on Tuesday night
  • Global bar group condemns Donetsk death sentences | Law Gazette 
  • Rwanda deportation flight at risk despite loss of two late appeals: Home Office source says individual legal cases mean too few people may be able to board plane anyway
  • Turn down the rhetoric to keep us safe | Law Gazette 
  • The city of Grenoble has gone to #France's highest administrative court to challenge a ban imposed on a new city rule allowing full-body "burkini" swimsuits in public pools
  • Poor working conditions persist in Leicester garment factories, finds survey
  • Osborne Clarke to pay £2,500 bonuses after ‘fantastic year’ | Law Gazette
  • UN human rights chief to forgo second term amid China trip criticism 
  • Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled what she called a "refreshed" case for independence. She told a press conference in Edinburgh that her government had an "indisputable mandate" for a second independence referendum
  • RT @soapachu: Hello can I talk to you about our lord and saviour Renard? 
  • Jailed local authority solicitor ordered to repay fraud proceeds | Law Gazette
  • An asylum seeker due to be on the first flight from the UK to Rwanda has failed in his bid to avoid being removed. Up to eight people are due to be on Tuesday evening's flight but at least three more appeals against being removed are still being heard 
  • Operose Health: What I saw working undercover at a GP surgery - - a dozen doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other staff - said they believed patient safety was being put at risk
  • Archie Battersbee: judge rules 12-year-old is ‘brain-stem dead’
  • Collapsed Pure faces negligence claims | Law Gazette 
  • EU poised to take legal action against UK over Northern Ireland protocol bill
  • Axiom fund set up to fill legal aid ‘black hole’, court hears | Law Gazette
  • Carole Cadwalladr’s victory over Arron Banks is great news, but our libel laws need reform
  • Gateley expects full-year results ‘ahead of market expectations’ | Law Gazette
  • Pure Legal's unsecured creditors set to recover little of £23m owed - Legal Futures
  • My legal life: Dr Tess Waldron, Powell Gilbert - Profile | Law Gazette 
  • Initiative extends pro bono opportunities to firms' business services staff - Legal Futures 
  • Libel loss for Arron Banks gives welcome fillip to journalists 
  • Axiom Law enters regulation for first time with US ABS - Legal Futures 
  • Law firm fails in summary judgment bid over negligence claim - Legal Futures